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Information on head lice

September 14th, 2017 | Posted by Regina Hammerschmidt in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

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Lincoln School Hours

7:30 am – Doors unlocked
7:30-7:45 am- Breakfast served
7:54 am – 1st bell rings
7:59 am – 2nd bell rings (Tardy Bell)
3:02 pm – Dismissal

11:14 am – 1/2 Day Dismissal
1:00 pm – Early Release Dismissal

LINKS After School Program
After School Care Fees (3:02-5:30) $4.00 per day, per child
Early Dismissal School Care (1:00-5:30) $12.00 per day, per child

Overtime fees are: $1.00 per every minute late after 5:30.
Each family is required to pay a $10.00 non-refundable fee per child.

If you are looking for a quality 5 day-a-week preschool for your 3,4 or 5 year old, please consider USD 489 Preschool.  Our program is Monday thru Friday and coincides with the USD 489 calendar.  USD489 Preschool is currently taking enrollment for the 2017-18 school year.  Our curriculum is based on enhancing developmental milestones that will prepare those entering Kindergarten.   For further information please contact Tina Albers 650-7141


Cold vs Flu

February 10th, 2017 | Posted by Regina Hammerschmidt in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)





Fever is rare with a cold. Fever is usually present with the flu in up to 80% of all flu cases. A temperature of 100°F or higher for 3 to 4 days is associated with the flu.


A hacking, productive (mucus- producing) cough is often present with a cold. A non-productive (non-mucus producing) cough is usually present with the flu (sometimes referred to as dry cough).


Slight body aches and pains can be part of a cold. Severe aches and pains are common with the flu.

Stuffy Nose

Stuffy nose is commonly present with a cold and typically resolves spontaneously within a week. Stuffy nose is not commonly present with the flu.


Chills are uncommon with a cold. 60% of people who have the flu experience chills.


Tiredness is fairly mild with a cold. Tiredness is moderate to severe with the flu.


Sneezing is commonly present with a cold. Sneezing is not common with the flu.

Sudden Symptoms

Cold symptoms tend to develop over a few days. The flu has a rapid onset within 3-6 hours. The flu hits hard and includes sudden symptoms like high fever, aches and pains.


A headache is fairly uncommon with a cold. A headache is very common with the flu, present in 80% of flu cases.

Sore Throat

Sore throat is commonly present with a cold. Sore throat is not commonly present with the flu.

Chest Discomfort

Chest discomfort is mild to moderate with a cold. Chest discomfort is often severe with the flu.

Peanut and Tree Nut Aware Schools
Due to a variety of food allergies, the schools are considered to be peanut/tree nut aware, so please avoid sending food items that may contain these known food allergens.  The school cannot be responsible for food brought to the school by other students and/or parents.

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Dillons Dollars
To sign up to ensure that your grocery purchases help Lincoln Elementary, please do the following:

  1.  Go to
  2. Select Community Rewards and click on the “Signup” button
  3. It asks for you to type in the first 3 letters of the organization you wish to help.  Type LIN Or LINCOLN
  4. From the list, please select Lincoln Elementary School, 1906 Ash St. Hays, KS
  5. Follow the remaining steps to complete the process
  6. Begin shopping at Dillons to reward not only yourself, but Lincoln.